25Th Contemporary Longrifle Association Show F

Preserving The Past: The Contemporary Longrifle Association Show

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021, the Contemporary Longrifle Association's annual show is a gathering of dedicated artisans and manufacturers who are keeping the art of longrifle building alive.

Kentucky Rifle Raffle to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Contemporary Longrifle Association

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Contemporary Longrifle Association, Judson Brenman and sons have made a masterpiece contemporary Kentucky Longrifle for a raffle held by the organization for the occasion.

Remembering the Guns of the Alamo

Separating fact from movie fiction, what arms were used during the 13-day siege in February 1836?

The Guns of the Colonial Williamsburg Collection

As the capital of the Virginia colony and later the fledgling Commonwealth, Williamsburg has had a long history as a repository of firearms.

Making the American Rifle at Colonial Williamsburg

The gunsmithing program at Virginia’s first capital works not only to preserve the form of the American longrifle, but also the tools, techniques and working conditions under which it was originally made.

FBI Seizes Famous Sheetz Longrifle

A Louisiana couple that legitimately purchased a famous longrifle was shocked to discover late last year that it had previously been stolen from a museum. The gun has now been confiscated by the FBI.

5 Guns Every Texan (and Every Other American) Should Know

The types of firearms that modern Texans own and carry may have changed since they won Texas’ independence in 1836, but certain guns will always be associated with its fight to become a Republic and well beyond its eventual statehood.

Seven States With Official Firearms

Tennessee recently became the seventh state to pass a resolution proclaiming an official state firearm. Which six previous states made similar resolutions, and which were their chosen firearms?

Snap Shots Week 8: Where the Buffalo [Don’t] Roam … and Unclaimed Bacon

When you have magazines dating back to 1885, you end up flipping through pages and chuckling at times over what you find. Back before there were cartridge guns, hunters had to do it the old fashioned way with the muzzleloading longrifle. Why he is reloading and why the buffalo are not roaming, we have no idea. Caption this week's photo for your chance to win!

Throwback Thursday: An Old-Time Sniper

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article taken from the January 1926 issue, W.H. Richard shares an incredible feat of marksmanship during the War of 1812.

Page 1 of 2

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.